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Its NUT yours, its mine: Kraft Foods v Bega Cheese and the importance of intellectual property due diligence
This decision highlights the need for thorough IP due diligence whether you are purchasing or selling a company.
Australia
17 May 2019
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2018 - Franchising - The year in review
2018 has been a tumultuous year for the sector and proposed legislative changes will also impact many franchise systems.
Australia
27 Dec 2018
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No use crying over spilt (plant-based-dairy-free-alternatives-to) milk?
Should these alternative products be called "milk"? We considered the question recently in the USA, Europe and Australia.
Australia
27 Sep 2018
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Recent Victorian Supreme Court case casts doubt on enforceability of contract provisions seeking to impose a time limit on statutory claims
This was contrary to certain decisions in NSW, where limits on statutory remedies under the ACL were held enforceable.
Australia
7 Jun 2018
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ASIC enforcement priorities: what do they mean for insurers?
Businesses should regularly review their insurance policies and consider the scope of cover and existing policy limits.
Australia
13 Nov 2017
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Client Update – business-to-business unfair contract terms
Companies should review business-to-business standard form contracts for compliance with unfair contract terms changes.
Australia
31 Oct 2017
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Game of drones – what does the rise of the drone mean for insurers?
Flying drones raise many legal risks - cyber-security, crime, product liability, employee safety, trespass and privacy.
Australia
20 Sep 2017
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Stay safe on social media – New ACCC guidelines
Businesses have the same consumer protection responsibilities on social media as they do in other marketing channels.
Australia
1 Aug 2017
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Unfair contract terms: banks and other lenders may need to do more
Banks have committed to changes to their standard form small business contracts to fully comply with the legislation.
Australia
25 May 2017
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Product suitability and intervention powers one step closer
These reforms mean that insurance organisations may be exposed to liability for products they underwrite or distribute.
Australia
26 Apr 2017
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Would you like insurance with that? ASIC dishes up advice on add-on insurance
Following a review of add-on general insurance products sold through car dealers, ASIC identified a number of concerns.
Australia
24 Apr 2017
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Food safety - Australia – States and territories agree to country of origin food labelling reforms
Food offered for retail sale will be required to be labelled more clearly to inform consumers of the product's origins.
Australia
 
27 Jul 2016
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Unfair terms in small business contracts
Unfair contract terms will be prohibited in all standard form contracts where one of the parties is a small business.
Australia
25 Jul 2016
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Times, They Are A-Changin' - New country of origin food labelling system effective 1 July 2016
From 1 July 2016, new country of origin labelling requirements will become a reality in Australia.
Australia
15 May 2016
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The prohibition on unfair contract terms in the construction industry
It is time to review standard form contracts and the tendering process used by participants in the construction industry.
Australia
14 Mar 2016
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UK opt-out collective actions – US class action lite, but still set to make an impact
This reforms and consolidates consumer protection laws and provides a mechanism for a form of "class action" in the UK.
UK
7 Oct 2015
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Product governance and intervention powers: the birth of a new regulatory regime
The wait continues for the Government's response to the Financial System Inquiry's report delivered in December 2014.
Australia
28 Jul 2015
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Product liability: Australian Vioxx class action litigation finally resolved
The long-running representative action brought on behalf of consumers of the arthritis drug, Vioxx, has been settled.
Australia
28 Jul 2015
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Selig v Wealthsure Pty Ltd - High Court clarifies the scope of the proportionate liability regime in the Corporations Act
The proportionate liability regime in the Corporations Act is limited to claims for misleading or deceptive conduct.
Australia
28 Jul 2015
20
Australian Vioxx litigation finally resolved
This article looks at key aspects of the Vioxx decision and the implications for life sciences companies and insurers.
Australia
9 Mar 2015
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